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From "Niall Pemberton (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (LEGAL-66) CERN license category?
Date Sun, 06 Dec 2009 22:35:18 GMT

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Niall Pemberton commented on LEGAL-66:

The thing that puzzles me then, is why do we bother getting projects that enter the incubator
to do a software grant?

For example agimatec-validation[1] is hosted on google code and is under the AL 2.0. It's
probably going to be put forward as a proposal for incubation. The company that developed
it (agimatec) has already filed a software grant to the ASF for the code. I'm sure thats a
requirement for incubation, but if we can just take the code then why bother with the Software
Grants in that scenario at all?

[1] http://code.google.com/p/agimatec-validation/

> CERN license category?
> ----------------------
>                 Key: LEGAL-66
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-66
>             Project: Legal Discuss
>          Issue Type: Question
>            Reporter: Benson Margulies
> If OK, do we also add an ASL notice?
> // Copyright (c) 1999 CERN - European Organization for Nuclear Research.
> // Permission to use, copy, modify, distribute and sell this software and
> // its documentation for any purpose is hereby granted without fee,
> // provided that the above copyright notice appear in all copies and that
> // both that copyright notice and this permission notice appear in
> // supporting documentation. CERN makes no representations about the
> // suitability of this software for any purpose. It is provided "as is"
> // without expressed or implied warranty.

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